Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Season 1, Episode 4

How It All Fits Together (1 Oct. 1979)

TV Episode  |   |  Drama, Thriller
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.5/10 from 89 users  
Reviews: write review | 1 critic

While Guillam and Tarr come under pressure, Smiley recounts his one meeting with the Soviet master spy Karla, who is undoubtedly running the spy inside MI6.



(novel), (dramatisation)
0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 990 titles
created 12 Aug 2011
a list of 666 titles
created 28 Jan 2012

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: How It All Fits Together (01 Oct 1979)

How It All Fits Together (01 Oct 1979) on IMDb 8.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
« Previous Episode | 4 of 7 Episodes | Next Episode »


Episode cast overview:
George Sewell ...
Bernard Hepton ...
Michael Aldridge ...
Terence Rigby ...
Hywel Bennett ...
Anthony Bate ...
Alec Sabin ...
Marjorie Hogan ...
Alisa Brimley


Smiley and Guillam realise that Tarr has not told them the full story and that his presence in Britain is known to those suspected of being the mole. Smiley also reflects on an encounter he once had with Karla, Moscow Centre's leading strategist. Written by Mark Treuthardt

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Drama | Thriller





Release Date:

1 October 1979 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


George Smiley: Have you noticed, Peter, that whenever I really trouble one of our acquaintances with my questions, he'll raise the matter of my failure as a husband... to confound me. Instructive.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How does Smiley find out Merlin is fake? spirofantasio
Its 'The Little Things' that keeps me watching it over and over.... Don-91
Who would play Smiley now? rleather
Scenes in Brno l_grds
one of the best spy movie/mini-series here is a list of others ... Renard-4
Alexander Knox. In Memoriam. l_grds
Discuss How It All Fits Together (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: